Opinion

Our young people are in a bad place, and it's our fault

Adam Triggs
March 21 2024 - 5:30am

Suppose a friend of yours was out of work and wasn't in study or training. Suppose they confide in you that they have no close friends other than you, their mental health is bad, they haven't had sex for more than 12 months and are less engaged in their community than ever.

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Adam Triggs

Adam Triggs

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Adam Triggs is a partner at the economics advisory firm, Mandala, a visiting fellow at the ANU Crawford School and a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution.